openSUSE Security Update : coreutils (openSUSE-SU-2011:1014-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issue :

- 697897: coreutils: when running 'su -c' to execute
commands as different user the target user could inject
command back into the calling user's terminal via the
TIOCSTI ioctl.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-09/msg00008.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697897

Solution :

Update the affected coreutils packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75803 ()

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